New fabric harvests and stores energy

June 14th, 2021

Bioengineers at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering and their colleagues have developed and successfully demonstrated a wearable fabric that can harvest and store solar energy from the sun. Their study, published by the journal Matter, shows a path to developing lightweight, smart clothing and wearable tech gear outfitted with unobtrusive bioelectronics sensors that can be used to […]

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Pvilion honored with architectural award

October 26th, 2020

Photo: Pvilion. Pvilion, Brooklyn, N.Y., was recently chosen as a winner in the Outdoor Products category in the Architectural Products Design Awards for its Solar Sail shade canopies. The canopies provide both shade and solar-powered USB ports for cellular charging, AC outlets and LED lighting.  The solar canopies are a pilot project operated by Pvilion […]

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